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Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
south africa to remember nelson mandela. >>> good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. we begin the news at noon with breaking news out of oakland. we've been following an underground gas fire that's been burning for nearly four hours now. several homes in the area have been evacuated as crews try and figure out the cause. this is a live look from newschopper2 now of the scene at golf links road and fontaine street. ktvu's brian flores is on the ground and talked to pg&e about the problem as well as some residents in the area. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: good afternoon. a little bit of good news. about 20 minutes, as you can see, peeg crews were able to -- pg&e crews were able to cap the gas line. it appears that the fire looks like to be out. this fire had been going on since about 8:30 this morning and residents that we spoke with literally seeing fire come from underneath the street. the person we spoke to was one of several homes that were evacuated. now, as of now, pg&e says a 4- inch gas distribution feeder line ruptured at 8:24 this morning. still unclear what started the fir
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
the loss of former south african president nelson mandela and also celebrating his extraordinary life and achievements, emily schmidt on the tributes to the anti- apartheid leader. >> he made his last public appearance in 2010 when south africa hosted the world cup. but though he has been away from the public eye it has done nothing to diminish his place in the public heart and the tributes are rolling in today. there is silence on the first full day of mourning nelson mandela. there are growing tributes and there are words trying to express it all. >> madib's long walk to freedom gave courage and dignity to that. >> he just kept doing that. >> he spent years fighting apartheid there, 27 of those were spent in prison. he was often referred to as mandibba, he was 71 when he was released from prison. he gave this speech. >> we should all work together to further this country. >> there will be 10 official days of mourning, including a day of prayer, a memorial service and a funeral for the man who said when he turned 90 he had lived a life of no regrets. >> i don't regret it because the
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